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Guesnain église 1.jpg
Coat of arms of Guesnain
Coat of arms
Guesnain is located in France
Coordinates: 50°21′11″N 3°08′42″E / 50.353°N 3.145°E / 50.353; 3.145Coordinates: 50°21′11″N 3°08′42″E / 50.353°N 3.145°E / 50.353; 3.145
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Aniche
Intercommunality Douaisis
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Pot
Area1 4.05 km2 (1.56 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 4,882
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59276 /59287
Elevation 20–42 m (66–138 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Guesnain is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Guesnain
The arms of Guesnain are blazoned :

Argent, 3 chevrons sable. (Erchin and Guesnain use the same arms.)

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